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google-sign-kirkland2Google is a bit richer today.

Shares of the company surged passed $1,000 for the first time, trading as high as $1,007 in early morning trading. The stock boom comes a day after the search giant reported $14.9 billion in third quarter revenue, just beating Wall Street’s estimates of $14.8 billion.

The company’s market value stands at $334 billion.

By comparison, Microsoft, which competes with Google with its Bing search engine, is valued at $289 billion. is valued at $146 billion.

Here’s a look at the stock rise over the years.

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